This Standard provides requirements and guidance for the integration of safety into the design process for DOE’s Hazard Category (HC) 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities as defined in 10 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 830, Nuclear Safety Management. This Standard applies to the design and construction of:
(a) new DOE HC 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities,
(b) major modifications to DOE HC 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities, and
(c) other modifications to DOE HC 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities that are managed under the requirements of
DOE O 413.3B, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.
DOE technical standards become mandatory for DOE contractors only when the standards or invoking DOE directives are included as a contract requirement.